INFERNO: Canto 17 - The Beast of Fraud

April 13, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

THE BEAST OF FRAUD


In this canto, Dante and Virgil encounter Geryon (the beast of fraud) and the pilgrim will meet the last group of violent sinners-- those who make money from money.

FURTHER READING:

Banishing Usury: The Expulsion of Foreign Moneylenders in Medieval Europe, 1200-1450

Virtual Tour of Chapel Scrovegni (youtube)

Usury in Dante's Inferno by Simon Ravenscroft (Scribd)

 

 

 

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